Several years ago, I made Christmas stockings for my Son's family, My brother's family and my sister's grandchildren, Eleven Total. This year my sister asked me to make stockings for her 3 additional grandchildren. Apparently I hadn't saved the pattern. I borrowed back one of the stockings that I had previously made I found a… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday
Between Christmas crafting and traveling, not a lot of mending has gotten done. I only managed to repair one item. A bag that was part of swag from races past. It has been used to take gear to gym. A much less bulky alternative to a HUGE gym bag. It seems like such a little… Continue reading Mending Monday
old blanket This blanket was a mending project that had been partially completed at an earlier time. I hadn't had enough satin edge binding to complete the project, so it had been set aside. In the meantime I had picked up more. Being that I am essentially a lazy person, I hadn't removed the remaining… Continue reading Mending
In the world of historical sewing, of which I have only dipped a toe, there are many that use original techniques of the era that they are making or recreating. Something that I have always wondered: why aren't the attachments used that were available during the same time period as the garment being made? During… Continue reading Why not use Attachments?
Re-Progress on HP blanket: 4th time is the charm! (having started over again and again) As of last night, Row 98 has been achieved! Row 98 completed...again. Tonight is knitting night. I am finally over 1/2 way. Four more rows and I will be back to the point I was before having to start completely… Continue reading Workbasket – Christmas progress
Mending is not usually exciting and it wasn't this time either. It is easy to put off in favor of all the other exciting projects that are begging to get into my UFO pile (ha ha ha). There are no pictures of the first mending being it was on a fitted sheet. If you've seen… Continue reading Monday Mending